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Friday, February 23, 2018 11:04:23 AM

Make-A-Wish made this sick Offaly boy's dream come true - now they need you! - Offaly Express

Offaly Express

Make-A-Wish made this sick Offaly boy's dream come true - now they need you!
Offaly Express
Research shows children who have wishes granted are more likely to build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight a serious illness. This improves their quality of life and produces better health outcomes.* Make-A-Wish does not receive ...


Friday, February 23, 2018 4:53:43 AM

Make-A-Wish Builds Private Skate Park for Kid With Rare Blood Disease - NBC Southern California

NBC Southern California

Make-A-Wish Builds Private Skate Park for Kid With Rare Blood Disease
NBC Southern California
Rocco has Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), a disease in which the body accumulates too many Langerhans cells, a type of white blood cell, which has caused a tumor in his cerebellum. The disease is difficult to diagnose and treat, but his father ...


Sunday, January 28, 2018 11:07:48 PM

McKinney Boyd students help to make a wish come true: 9-year-old Allen boy surprised with trip to Hawaii - Star Local Media

Star Local Media

McKinney Boyd students help to make a wish come true: 9-year-old Allen boy surprised with trip to Hawaii
Star Local Media
LCH is a rare disease where “too many Langerhans cells are produced and build up in certain parts of the body where they can form tumors or damage organs,” according to the Histiocytosis Association. It primarily affects one in 200,000 children between ...


Thursday, February 15, 2018 12:58:24 PM

Life's changes got you down? Get fuel at the Stations - St.Louis Review

St.Louis Review

Life's changes got you down? Get fuel at the Stations
St.Louis Review
Givens, associate vice chancellor and chief of staff in the Office of the Chancellor at Washington University, was diagnosed in 2007 with a rare blood disease called Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis. He underwent chemotherapy treatment for more than three ...


Thursday, February 15, 2018 2:08:08 PM

Charity ball will help sick Rugby boy - Rugby Advertiser

Rugby Advertiser

Charity ball will help sick Rugby boy
Rugby Advertiser
Dust down your ballgowns and DJs this weekend to help a little boy with a rare condition. A charity ball is taking place at the Masonic Hall in Rugby on Saturday to raise money for Albie Lopeman, 2, who has Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis. At the ...


Friday, February 16, 2018 5:37:05 AM

Go Fund Me page set up for North Queensland teen Keely Johnson ... - Townsville Bulletin

Townsville Bulletin

Go Fund Me page set up for North Queensland teen Keely Johnson ...
Townsville Bulletin
A FUNDRAISING page set up for a Burdekin teen battling cancer has hit $10,000 in less than 24 hours. Keely Johnson, 19, will undergo two brain procedures in the next fortnight costing her family upwards of $50,000. A Go Fund Me page set up on Tuesday ...


Wednesday, February 14, 2018 6:50:07 AM

High Response Rate in Histiocytic Disease With MEK Inhibition - OncLive

OncLive

High Response Rate in Histiocytic Disease With MEK Inhibition
OncLive
The MEK inhibitor cobimetinib (Cotellic) led to objective responses in 14 of 16 patients with BRAF-mutated and wild-type histiocytic disorders, according to results of a phase II trial presented at the 2017 ASH Annual Meeting. The overall activity ...


Wednesday, January 03, 2018 3:00:33 PM

Longford volunteers wanted as Make-A-Wish Day draws near - Longford Leader

Longford Leader

Longford volunteers wanted as Make-A-Wish Day draws near
Longford Leader
Meanwhile, Emily Kane (5) from Longford is living with a rare disease called Langerhan's Cell Histiocytosis. The little girl's wish to go to Disneyland Paris was granted last September by Make-A-Wish Ireland. Emily's mum, Theresa said Emily couldn't ...


Tuesday, February 13, 2018 9:02:58 AM

Burdekin teen Keely Johnson's cancer battle | Townsville Bulletin - Townsville Bulletin

Townsville Bulletin

Burdekin teen Keely Johnson's cancer battle | Townsville Bulletin
Townsville Bulletin
TEEN cancer battler Keely Johnson says she will “fight like hell” after announcing she will undergo two brain surgeries within the next fortnight. In a video posted to her Facebook page yesterday, the 19-year-old broke the news that a recent MRI had ...


Monday, February 12, 2018 9:02:32 AM

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